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    SubjectRe: [RFC] ELF Relocatable x86 and x86_64 bzImages
    Vivek Goyal wrote:
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    > Hi Eric,
    >
    > Can't we use the x86_64 relocation approach for i386 as well? I mean keep
    > the virtual address space fixed and updating the page tables. This would
    > help in the sense that you don't have to change gdb if somebody decides to
    > debug the relocated kernel.
    >
    > Any such tool that retrieves the symbol virtual address from vmlinux will
    > be confused.
    >

    I don't think this is practical given the virtual space constraints on
    i386 systems.

    -hpa

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